How To: Cite sources in a speech

Cite sources in a speech

This video gives instructions on how to cite sources when giving a speech. When giving a speech, you want to appear persuasive and credible to the audience. In order to do this, you must cite the sources of your speech's content. Prior to giving your speech, research materials relevant to your topic. In the course of giving the speech, mention where you got your data. In this case, the speech is about Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace. While making your first main point, mention that "according to (your research material)," emotional intelligence has played a major role in corporate America. Citing your sources while giving a speech strengthens the point you want to drive across to the audience and lends concreteness to your data. Following these simple steps will enable you to deliver a sound and successful speech all the time.

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